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28 Feb
By: Brian Smith 0

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Facts from the American Heart Association

High blood pressure that is uncontrolled causes serious health problems and is known as the “silent killer”
Possible health conditions resulting from uncontrolled high blood pressure:

  • Heart attack, heart disease, congestive heart failure, angina, periphery artery disease
  • Stroke
  • Kidney Damage
  • Vision Loss
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Memory Loss
  • Death

You have an increased risk for the above conditions if you have high blood pressure along with other risk factors:

  • Age
  • Heredity
  • Overweight
  • Smoker
  • Diabetic
  • High Cholesterol
  • Physical Inactivity
  • Poor Diet, High Sodium Intake
  • Alcohol Consumption
  • Stress
  • Sleep Apnea

Reduce your risks

  • Maintain a Healthy Weight
  • Avoid Smoking
  • Limit Alcohol Consumption
  • Manage Stress
  • Increase Physical Activity
  • Eat Healthy Diet, Reduce Salt/Sodium Intake
  • Comply with Medication Prescriptions

For further information visit the American Heart Association website